Fall ’19 Materials


  • There is no paper textbook to buy.
  • Your smartphone is your textbook.


  • These materials should be available in your local art/hardware store.
  • The LBSU Art Store is in FA3
index card with stamps and signatures on it
4×6 index cards!


  • 4×6 index cards (one for every class)
  • not accepted: 3×5 index cards
  • not accepted: 4×6 pieces of paper
Plaster of Paris

Plaster Casting

  1. 4# box of Plaster of Paris – any hardware store (be sure not to get Plaster Sand, Joint Compound, Spackle, etc)
  2. Metal Hand Shovel – plastic shovels suck, metal shovels are expensive, but Daiso has metal shovels for $1.50! 😀
  3. Bucket – steal from mom ‘n dad or split one at Hardware store with classmate
  4. Stir Stick – free at Hardware store, just ask at paint counter (a free 5-gallon stir stick is even better than a free 1-gallon)
  5. Cheap 1" paint brush (optional) don’t need this, but most students like to brush sand off their finished casting


  1. Unlined paper, the bigger the better
  2. Pencil. Have fun with a better than the everyday pencil. Drop by the LBSU Art Store in FA3 and spend a dollar on a nice, soft lead pencil!
Montana Gold spray paint

Graffiti Writing

  1. Spray paint, 2 colors. Any paint will do, Montana Gold is awesome!
  2. Optional: Montana Cap Set Level 1-6 – great for getting thin lines & wide fills
a couple finger painting

Finger Painting

  1. 22×30" sheet of Rives BFK White (Art Store in FA3, or other Art Stores)
  2. Any 3 non-toxic, washable, acrylic paints, only need very small quantities
120108-N-GC412-001 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 8, 2012) Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Dustin Lenhardt and Hull Maintenance Technician 3rd Class Cody Eitniear weld in the sheet metal shop aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Will Tyndall/Released)
Assorted Art Supplies!

Other Materials

  • Whatever materials you might need to realize your visoin on various activities.
  • Whatever materials you want for your 2 student choice activities.


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